Sava Savov is a partner in the firm’s Private Equity group. His practice covers all areas of private equity, special situations and corporate law, including: acquisitions and disposals, distressed situations and restructuring, structured equity and other special situations investments, platform formations and investments, management equity, fund formation and general corporate advice. Mr. Savov focuses on the life sciences, real estate, financial services, technology and energy industries.

Mr. Savov speaks English and Bulgarian.
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Mr. Savov’s representative experience includes advising:

  • HqO, the end-to-end tenant experience platform for commercial real estate properties, on its acquisition of Office App, a leading European tenant and employee engagement platform 
  • TA Associates on its significant minority investment in Apex Group Ltd, a global financial services provider to asset managers, financial institutions, family offices and corporates
  • TowerBrook Capital Partners
    • on its investment in Van Dijk Educatie, the Netherlands' largest provider of learning materials*
    • on its acquisition and subsequent disposal of Jimmy Choo*
  • Mid Europa Partners
    • on its acquisition of a majority stake in MediGroup, a private healthcare provider*
    • in connection with its sale of Alpha Medical to Apax Partners*
  • TPG Sixth Street Partners
    • on the formation of a real estate development finance platform with Maslow Capital*
    • on its acquisition of a portfolio of UK commercial real estate development loans from an affiliate of AERIANCE Investments*
  • Travelex on its financial and operational restructuring*
  • GHO Capital Partners LLP on its acquisition of Ardena*
  • Blackstone Special Opportunities Fund on recent transactions*
  • Oaktree Capital Management on their equity investment in the Trans-Oil group*
  • WEX Inc., a leading financial technology service provider, in connection with its acquisition of EG Group Limited's GO Fuel Card business*
  • Roundshield Partners on the establishment and structuring of a new funding line related to its real estate development finance platform with Puma Property Finance, the fund management arm of Shore Capital*
  • Famar on the successful restructuring, recapitalization and strengthening of its capital structure*
  • TransUnion on its acquisition of Callcredit from GTCR, which was named "Private Equity Deal of the Year (Over US$1B)" by The M&A Advisor at the 11th Annual International M&A Awards*
  • Five Arrows Principal Investments (the private equity arm of Rothschild) on its sale of and subsequent co-investment with TA Associates in Datix, a leading patient safety and risk-management software company*
  • Buckthorn Partners in connection with its investment in TWMA Group Limited, a drilling waste management and solutions provider*
  • KKR and TowerBrook on their investment in OVH, a European leader in cloud infrastructure, telecommunications and website hosting services*
  • Apollo Management, TowerBrook Capital Partners and York Capital in connection with the Monier restructuring*
  • The acquisition of EPIQ by Bain Capital's Sensata Technologies*
  • The partial sale of FNZ by H.I.G.*
  • Metric Capital on the acquisition of the Less Mess Group*
  • Acquiring or establishing and financing of a number of platforms in real estate, finance, asset management and dental care while at Oaktree Capital Management*
  • Acquisitions and multiple management equity plans for Oaktree Capital Management, such as Ainscough Crane Hire and Solvtrans*
  • Restructuring of, and subsequent corporate finance events in respect of, Fitness First for Oaktree Capital Management*

*Denotes experience prior to joining Goodwin.

Professional Experience
Prior to joining Goodwin, Mr. Savov was most recently a partner at Sidley in London, where he helped to launch the firm’s private equity practice. Before Sidley, he was at Oaktree Capital Management and Kirkland & Ellis.

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J.D., 2006
Harvard Law School
B.A., 2003
Brown University



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